University of Reading


The University of Reading is a university in Reading, England, notable in typographic circles for its MA Type Design course.

Books 1

Theory of Type Design consists of 24 short chapters describing different aspects of type design, from the influence of language to today’s digital developments, from how our eyes and brain process letterforms to their power of expression.

Authors 8

Gerard Unger (1942) is a Dutch graphic and type designer. He studied at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam from 1963–67. A pioneer of dig...
Fermín Guerrero is a Graphic and Type designer born in Uruguay. In 2010, after he finished his bachelor in Industrial Design in Uruguay, he mov...
Jonny Pinhorn received his M.A. in type design at the University of Reading where he graduated in 2009. After his studies he joint the Indian Type Fou...
Graphic designer and writer. She graduated at the Academy of Fine Arts, Department of Design, in Ljubljana and has worked as a consultant for a div...
Typographer & typeface designer and a writer on modern typographic history. He worked at Monotype Typography, before studying for a PhD in Typogra...